Hurricane rebuilding will pressure U.S. to cut softwood deal: Carr

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr fields questions as the Liberal cabinet meets in St. John’s, N.L. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan)

Source: The Canadian Press, September 14, 2017

OTTAWA – Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says there is no question that demand for wood products to help rebuild after two devastating hurricanes in the United States will put pressure on the White House to sort out the latest softwood dispute with Canada.

Carr was commenting following a speech at a meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers.

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